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You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
Through that, I got to know Jerry's work, and I am definitely his number-one fan right now, which is interesting because it usually works the other way around: you usually create a project based on your hero.
I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
HERO is a combination of my personal feeling and the commercialism.
Heroes aren't born, they' re cornered. Oh, I was cornered. And I found out that I was no hero.
King Lear alone among these plays has a distinct double action. Besides this, it is impossible, I think, from the point of view of construction, to regard the hero as the leading figure.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
When Michael Jordan quit, I suddenly found myself without a sports hero.
I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero.
The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe, who is my total hero.
He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it, not cause any trouble. In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel, and it's more heroic to speak up.
I had my footballing heroes such as Bryan Robson and Diego Maradona but my dad was a rugby league star, and he was my real hero. But the relationship with my mum was rocky and we saw things that would affect any youngster.
The 1986 tax act is sort of the unsung hero of the very good economic times we had for a long time. Of course, politics gums it all up again and preferences get put in.
George P. Shultz
Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore.
I just thought, 'I want to be an action hero.'
It's been said that no man is a hero to a newspaperman, and I spent too many years as an ink-stained wretch.
To have one's own story told by a third party who doesn't know that the character in question is himself the hero of the story being told, that's a technical refinement.
I don't hero worship for the sake of hero worship. When I find people who are truly remarkable - and I think Joseph Needham is a classic example - I do value their counsel.
There's a book that I read, really a great book - it's called 'Lone Survivor' and I think they're trying to make it into a movie. I would love to play Marcus Luttrell, who was the author and the 'lone survivor.' He's a national hero; he's very courageous and heroic in insurmountable danger, so it's something I'd love to explore.
We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
Jan de Bont
Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist.
One minute you're a slug and the next minute you're a hero, so you don't know what to think.
God is a hero.
One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.
I am a hero worshiper. I love the number one tennis player. I love the number one baseball player. I want to see those records broken.
When I started studying acting in New York, I didn't plan to be an action hero. I just wanted to learn acting because I felt it was something I needed to try to do for myself, to express something, my inner pain, or something I couldn't get out.
Everybody wants to be a better version of themselves - everybody. And I hope one day I can lose some weight. Maybe, who knows, I'll hire myself a trainer and a fancy cook. In five years, maybe I'll be an action hero. Then again, maybe I'll just be this guy. Who knows? But the fun part is embracing the human side of that.
You need a wisecracking buddy standing next to you? That's the role for me. You got the guys who are knock-down, drag-out handsome. That's what people want to see. Let that guy be the hero. But there's always a role for the Everyman.
It doesn't matter about money and fame and whatever. I really don't care about that. My thing is, I'm happy that I'm able to have kids have a hero and have someone that they can look up to.
One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo. Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration.
We have these rules, the 'hero rules.' Like, a hero doesn't slouch. A hero walks proudly with his head up. A hero walks with a purpose. A hero's always a gentleman.
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